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BOGDAN, Leo J., Sr.
BOGDAN - Leo J., Sr. Age 96, March 10, 2015, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved husband of the late Frances (nee Zaremba); dearest father of Julia (Paul) Corda, Dorie Helminiak, late Leo J. (late Pat) Bogdan Jr. and late Frank (Jeannie) Bogdan; survived by seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive relatives and friends Thursday 2-4 and 6-9 PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (two blocks south of William St.). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 9:30 AM in St. Josaphat RC Church, William and Peoria Sts. Please assemble at church. Interment in St. Matthew's Cemetery. Leo was a WW-II Army veteran and served as a fireman for 75 years at Doyle Hose Company No. 1. He was also an avid fisherman, hunter, bowler and baseball player. Please send condolences and share your memories at SmolarekCares.com.